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2022 PROMOTIONAL PROCESS

Testing to the Rank of Sergeant and Master Sergeant

 

All notification throughout the Promotional Process will be made by e-mail only from
Illinois State Police Merit Board. 

Please e-mail promotions@ispmeritboard.org with any questions regarding the Promotional Process.

 

 

 

 

 


PROMOTIONAL TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Please use the link below to view the PROMOTIONAL TEST ANNOUNCEMENT for the 2022 Promotional Test for those testing to the rank of Sergeant and Master Sergeant.

 

2022 Promotional Test Announcement.pdf

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

TEST DATES

 

 

Testing to the rank of Sergeant is scheduled for the week of September 12-16, 2022

Testing to the rank of Master Sergeant is scheduled for the week of September 26-30, 2022.

Individual information will be released at a later date. Testing will take place at the Illinois State Police Merit Board Office in Springfield. Click the link below for an address and map.

 

Illinois State Police Merit Board Location

 

 

 

 


READING LIST

 

 

The Reading Lists for the 2022 Promotional Process to the rank of Sergeant and Master Sergeant are now available to view and download.  Please click the link below to log-in.  All potential candidates have been assigned a username and password.  If you are unable to login, please send an email to: promotions@ispmeritboard.org.  

Username: four-digit ISP Star ID#  
Password: year, month, date of birth (yyyymmdd) 

2022 PROMOTIONAL PROCESS LOG-IN

 

 

 

 

 


TEST DECLARATION 

 

 

In order to participate in the 2022 Promotional Process all candidates must:

  • Complete a Test Declaration Form
  • Participate in the 2022 Ratings Process

 

 

The Test Declaration Form was available from 8:30 AM on June 6, 2022 until 4:00 PM on June 30, 2022.

The Test Declaration Form is now closed. 

 

2022 Test Declaration Announcement - Target Sergeant 

2022 Test Declaration Announcement - Target Master Sergeant

 


ORIENTATION

 

 

The online candidate orientation for those testing to the rank of Sergeant and Master Sergeant will be available until 3:00 PM on July 11, 2022. To view the Orientation video, please click the link below and log-in using your Merit Board assigned credentials.  
 
Username: four-digit ISP Star ID#  
Password: year, month, date of birth (yyyymmdd) 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


STUDY GUIDE

 
The Study Guide for those testing to the rank of Sergeant and Master Sergeant is now available. To view the Study Guide, please click the link below and log-in using your Merit Board assigned credentials.  
 
Username: four-digit ISP Star ID#  
Password: year, month, date of birth (yyyymmdd) 
 

  

 

2022 PROMOTIONAL PROCESS LOG-IN

 

 

The 2022 Promotional Process Reading Lists, Shift Briefings, Law Bulletins, and Illinois Compiled Statutes are available to view and download.  Please click the link below to log-in and view all materials.  All potential candidates have been assigned a username and password.  If you are unable to login, please send an email to: promotions@ispmeritboard.org.

Username: four-digit ISP Star ID#  
Password: year, month, date of birth (yyyymmdd)  

 

2022 PROMOTIONAL PROCESS LOG-IN

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

POST-TEST REVIEW 

 

The Illinois State Police Merit Board will offer candidates who participated in the 2022 Job Knowledge Exam to the rank of Sergeant or Master Sergeant the opportunity to participate in a Post-Test Review.  Please log-in to view the Post-Test Review information. 

 

The Post-Test Review Form will be available from 

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 8:30 AM until Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 4:00 PM.

 

 

Username: four-digit ISP Star ID#  
Password: year, month, date of birth (yyyymmdd) 

2022 PROMOTIONAL PROCESS LOG-IN

 

 

 


REMOTE TESTING 

 

 

Candidates are required to take the Promotional Examination at the designated sites and times determined by the State Police Merit Board except for two deviations: military leave or department authorized training
 
If you qualify for either of these deviations, you may apply for Remote Testing by completing a Remote Testing Request Form. The form is available for download at the link below.  The form must be submitted prior to any test administration in order to be considered for remote testing and for proper arrangements to be made.  
 
Please fully complete, sign and date the form and e-mail it to promotions@ispmeritboard.org. All requests will be reviewed and each candidate will receive a decision in writing.

 

 

 

 

 


2023 PROMOTIONAL PROCESS

 

Testing to the Rank of Lieutenant and Captain

 

In order to participate in the 2023 Promotional Process all candidates must:

  • Complete a Test Declaration Form by stated deadline of June 30, 2023
  • Participate in the 2023 Ratings Process
    • ratee must declare that they wish to be considered for promotion in SPEAR
  • Provide official proof of a Bachelors Degree earned by June 30, 2023.  

 

The Test Declaration Form will be available from 8:30 AM on June 1, 2023,
 until 4:00 PM on June 30, 2023.

 

 TEST DATES

 

Testing to the rank of Lieutenant and Captain is scheduled for the week of September 18-22, 2023

Individual information will be released at a later date. Testing will take place at the Illinois State Police Merit Board Office in Springfield. Click the link below for an address and map.

 

Illinois State Police Merit Board Location